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2008 21U (Junior) ChampionshipsDec 31-31   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

About the Host City

A Beautiful Place to Live and a Charming Place to Visit
 

 Experience Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

ll it takes is a stroll through the city to see and feel a sense of pride within the streets and parks. Over 150 hanging flowerpots line the city streets during the summer season; and just in time for Christmas the city puts up over 175,000 lights turning the city into a magical winter wonderland. Many of the lights remain on display throughout the winter months until the end of the Jack Frost Children’s WinterFest, in February. With its clean streets, colourful heritage homes, and beautifully manicured lawns, it is easy to see why the city has received two Communities in Bloom awards and three National Winter Lights awards.

For the second year in a row, Canadian Business Magazine ranked Charlottetown #2 in “Best Places to do Business in Canada”.

The Town of Stratford is the third-largest municipality in Prince Edward Island with a population approaching 7,000 persons. The Town is situated on a peninsula just south of the provincial capital and is bounded by Fullerton's Marsh, the Hillsborough River, Charlottetown Harbour, and the Hillsborough Bay. The Town is well known for its magnificent water views, desirable and peaceful neighbourhoods, rich rural heritage and quality of life.

The quality of life in the Town is enhanced by the pride that residents take in their properties, by the abundance and accessibility of recreation programs, the proliferation of municipal parks, the beautiful views of water and pasture land, the number and variety of trees in the community, and the community spirit that is evidenced by the high level of volunteerism.